Regional politics dying

In a state which is marked by a strong resistance to mainstreaming, manifested in aggressive assertions of identities perceived as distinct from what is projected as mainstream, Manipur today is remarkable by a near total lack of a strong regional party. The politics in Manipur’s three immediate neighbours, namely, Nagaland, Mizoram and Assam, which all […]

FIR move goes down well with some

Imphal, September 03 2017: Two days after an FIR was lodged against former Chief Minister of Manipur O Ibobi Singh, three former Chief Secretaries of the State and two others in connection with the Rs 185.79 crore Manipur Development Society (MDS) “misappropriation” issue, noted activist Babloo Loitongbam has hailed the move of the State Government […]

Pull them up, demands MPP

Imphal, July 16 2017: The Manipur People’s Party has demanded strict action against the contractors and PWD engineers concerned who have failed to maintain quality works regarding the construction of Khewa bridge over the Iril river at Top Moirang Kampu . A press release issued by the working president (Administration) of MPP stated that MPP leaders […]

It is BJP and BJP all over : Silence of the Congress

The BJP led Government seems intent on being in the limelight. A point which can be easily discerned from a look at the daily newspapers published in Imphal. It must be the same thing in the district headquarters too, particularly Churachandpur which is the second capital of Manipur as far as newspaper houses are concerned. […]

Many protest change of Chief Secy

MOIRANG, Jul 6 : Taking strong exception to the decision of the BJP led State Government to replace Chief Secretary O Nabakishore, who is a native of Manipur, with RR Rashmi, different voice of protest has been raised at Bishnupur with womenfolk staging a sit-in-protest at Ningthoukhong Keithel and staging protest march. Incidentally O Nabakishore […]

Assembly elections of 2017 : an overview

By Thoudam Imomacha Singh As the Election Commission of India (ECI) has proclaimed the commencement of Assembly Elections in Manipur and other four State of Goa, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, the stage is set for electioneering in these parts of the country.  Particularly for the state of Manipur, the March Assembly elections would be […]

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Pre-poll clashes in parts of Manipur

Photographs of candidates to be displayed in EVMs Imphal: Pre-poll clashes have been reported from some parts in Manipur following the announcement of the state assembly elections, officials said on Thursday. In Heirok, Thoubal district, the police resorted to firing tear-gas shells to disperse an unruly mob. “Some cars and jeeps had been overturned and […]

Dr Nimaichand Luwang resigns

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IMPHAL, July 22: Dr Nimaichand Luwang has today said in a press release that he have submitted a resignation paper to the president of Manipur People’s Party from the primary membership of the party. It is noteworthy to mention that … Continue reading

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